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  1. Fortinet's Sales Restructuring, New Products Drive Double-Digit Sales Growth For Security VendorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | CRN

    Security vendor Fortinet has made some big changes in its sales structure and product lineup over the past quarter, and CEO Ken Xie said those investments are starting to pay off in the form of double-digit sales growth in the company's first quarter earnings. In January, Fortinet said it planned to restructure its entire sales force into a globally integrated business unit, broken down into two groups focused on large global strategic accounts and regional territories.

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  2. Juniper's New 100-Gbps Firewall Is 'Absolutely Ridiculous -- In A Good Way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | CRN

    Juniper Networks is throwing down the gauntlet in the security market by enhancing its Software-Defined Secure Networks framework, which it says opens up new software revenue opportunities for channel partners and widens the technology gap against cybersecurity competitors. "We're competing against niche players like your Palo Alto Networks, your Fortinet, Check Point [Software Technologies], but what sets us apart is our vision encompassing the entire network rather than just selling point products," said Jennifer Blatnik, vice president of cloud and marketing at Juniper, in an interview with CRN.

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  3. Partners: 5 Reasons Why Juniper Networks Is Lowering Revenue EstimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | CRN

    Ahead of Juniper Networks' April 28 quarterly earnings call, channel partners sounded off on the potential reasons why the networking vendor recently lowered its preliminary revenue estimates by upward of $100 million. Reasons they suggested include heavier competition from the newly formed Nokia-Alcatel-Lucent combination as well as Juniper's slowing down orders because of internal technology migration.

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  4. Juniper's New 100-Gbps Firewall Is 'Absolutely Ridiculous -- In A Good Way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | CRN

    Juniper Networks is throwing down the gauntlet in the security market by enhancing its Software-Defined Secure Networks framework, which it says opens up new software revenue opportunities for channel partners and widens the technology gap against cybersecurity competitors. "We're competing against niche players like your Palo Alto Networks, your Fortinet, Check Point [Software Technologies], but what sets us apart is our vision encompassing the entire network rather than just selling point products," said Jennifer Blatnik, vice president of cloud and marketing at Juniper, in an interview with CRN.

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  5. Juniper Exec Says Cisco, Palo Alto Networks Can't Compete With New Firewall SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | CRN

    Juniper Networks is throwing down the gauntlet in the security market by enhancing its Software-Defined Secure Networks framework, which it says opens up new software revenue opportunities for channel partners and widens the technology gap against cybersecurity competitors. "We're competing against niche players like your Palo Alto Networks, your Fortinet, Check Point [Software Technologies], but what sets us apart is our vision encompassing the entire network rather than just selling point products," said Jennifer Blatnik, vice president of cloud and marketing at Juniper, in an interview with CRN.

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  6. Former Blue Coat CEO Launches Security Operations Center-As-A-Service StartupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | CRN

    Former Blue Coat Systems CEO Brian NeSmith is diving back into the security market with the Wednesday launch of Arctic Wolf Networks, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based security startup that offers a Security Operations Center-as-a-Service solution. The AWN Cyber-SOC brings together human intelligence and technology into a single as-a-service solution, with SIEM technology and a team of security experts dedicated to each customer to analyze logs and flag problems, according to the company.

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  7. BroadSoft: Acquisition Of Transera Will Drive Higher Margins, Stickiness For PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | CRN

    Unified Communications specialist BroadSoft has acquired cloud-based contact center provider Transera, in a move executives say will drive higher margins and improve stickiness for channel partners. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Transera is an application specialist offering multitenant Contact Center-as-a-Service on its own purpose-built software platform, targeting large contact center enterprise customers.

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  8. Team Players: 7 Things The Execs In Charge Of The Dell-EMC Integration Want Employees To KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | CRN

    Aruba Networks is bringing a "SWAT team" of its most experienced engineers to Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., this coming Sunday to make sure the network is prepared to handle 70,000 spectators. Aruba and its technology team are going to be under intense scrutiny in the wake of the Microsoft Surface sidelines snafu last month that kept the New England Patriots from reviewing plays during the AFC Championship game at Denver's Mile High Stadium.

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  9. Super Bowl 50 Wi-Fi Provider Aruba Networks: Don't Expect Another Network IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | CRN

    Aruba Networks is bringing a "SWAT team" of its most experienced engineers to Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., this coming Sunday to make sure the network is prepared to handle 70,000 spectators. Aruba and its technology team are going to be under intense scrutiny in the wake of the Microsoft Surface sidelines snafu last month that kept the New England Patriots from reviewing plays during the AFC Championship game at Denver's Mile High Stadium.

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  10. AppSense's Endpoint Security Message Gaining Ground With Customers, Channel PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | CRN

    AppSense, a vendor of personalization and management software often used in VMware and Citrix virtual desktop infrastructure projects, says it's seeing a growing number of customers using it for endpoint security. In the past six months, AppSense has added more than 500,000 seats of its endpoint security product, known as Application Manager, said Jed Ayres, senior vice president of marketing at AppSense, in an interview Monday.

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  11. Datrium DVX Manages Server SSDs, External Disks As OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | CRN

    Datrium, a startup whose technology turns industry-standard servers into high-performance hybrid flash array solutions, has finally started shipping its first model that brings the cost of flash storage to as low as 10 cents per gigabyte. Datrium, which came out of stealth late last year, this week unveiled its first solution, the Datrium DVX, which separates flash and disk storage by tying large amounts of SSDs in a server to a separate hard disk-based appliance as a way to get maximum application performance.

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  12. Sources: NetApp Expected To Close SolidFire Acquisition ShortlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2016 | CRN

    The deal is expected to close as early as Monday, or possibly Tuesday, said several channel sources who asked not to be named. NetApp late last year unveiled a plan to acquire Boulder, Colo.-based SolidFire in an $870 million deal.

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  13. Partners: Juniper's Acquisition Of BTI Will Bring Welcome Boost For Software SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | CRN

    Partners say Juniper Networks is striving to boost its software sales in 2016 with the acquisition of software networking specialist BTI Systems unveiled Tuesday. "Juniper wants to get to 30 percent of its revenues derived from software sales within five years, and this is obviously going to help that effort," said Chris Becerra, president and CEO of Terrapin Systems, a San Jose, Calif.-based solution provider and longtime Juniper partner.

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  14. Proofpoint Top Exec Maintains Security Vendor Won't Be Acquired Anytime SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | CRN

    If you recently read a prediction naming blockbuster acquisition deals that could happen in 2016, it is likely that Proofpoint was one of the companies on the list. But despite the rumors, Tracey Newell, executive vice president of worldwide sales for the security vendor, told CRN an acquisition isn't likely.

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  15. Strange Bedfellows: Atlantis, Backed By Cisco, Inks Hyper-Converged Deal With DellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | CRN

    Atlantis Computing, a hyper-converged infrastructure startup funded partly by Cisco Systems, has inked an agreement to sell its solution on Dell servers. The Atlantis solution is yet another highly valued technology being embraced by legacy vendors eager to grab a piece of the fast-growing hyper-converged market opportunity.

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  16. Fortinet Execs Confident In Investment Strategy For Growth, Despite...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | CRN

    Despite a plummeting stock price after its third-quarter earnings call Thursday, Fortinet executives said they are confident their investment strategy and growth numbers position it to continue winning vs. its competitors. Billings for the quarter that ended Sept.

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  17. Ruckus Wireless Acquires Software To Securely Add New Devices To Wi-Fi NetworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | CRN

    Ruckus Wireless is buying Wi-Fi onboarding and security software specialist Cloudpath Networks, which partners say will help drive sales in the midmarket for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based vendor. "This is going to help us sell into the midmarket more easily and more smoothly," said Gary Berzack , CTO and COO of New York-based eTribeca, a solution provider and Ruckus partner.

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  18. Hardware Partners Cheer AMD's New R-Series SoC For Embedded ApplicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | CRN

    AMD Wednesday revealed its newest SoC as part of its R-Series for embedded applications in the x86 market, driving opportunities for partners dealing with embedded trends such as immersive graphics, parallel computing and high-quality visualization. The system-on-a-chip, code-named Merlin Falcon, contains a 30 percent smaller footprint on the motherboard, enabling it work for small form factors across specialized industries such as gaming machines in casinos, communications infrastructure and medical imaging, according to AMD.

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  19. Microsemi's $2.4B Offer To Buy PMC-Sierra Latest In Semiconductor Consolidation WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | CRN

    Chip maker Microsemi Corp. on Monday said it has offered to acquire semiconductor company PMC-Sierra, which manufactures semiconductors for telecommunications networks and data storage, for $2.4 billion. Microsemi's proposal for Sunnyvale, Calif.-based PMC-Sierra marks the latest in a string of consolidations and potential consolidations over the past year in the semiconductor industry.

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  20. Fortinet Mounts 'Aggressive' Marketing Push Against Security CompetitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | CRN

    "Forti-who?" That's the question Fortinet aims to answer loudly and clearly in the coming year with its "biggest investment" in marketing. "We are hiring the top talent and the top teams," Joe Sykora, vice president of Americas Channels, told CRN exclusively at the company's Partner Advisory Council Summit last week in Sunrise, Fla.

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